Ultimate 80s Horror Movies Halloween Watchlist

80s Horror Movies Halloween Watchlist

If you’re looking for those great 80s horror movies to watch this Halloween, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got them organized into categories, so it’s easy to find the one you’re looking for.  This is our recommendations for the best movies to watch on Halloween and it doesn’t include every horror movie released in the 1980s. 

However, we even have that list available, if you want to dig deep into “Every 80s Horror Movie”, here’s the list for that: https://wild80s.com/just-in-time-for-halloween-check-out-this-ultimate-80s-horror-movie-list/


The Wild 80s Recommended Movies For Halloween


Alien Scares:

Aliens (1986)

The Blob (1988)

Predator (1987)

They Live (1987)

The Thing (1982)


Creature Features:

Critters (1986)

Cujo (1983)

The Fly (1986)

Gremlins (1984)

Monkey Shines (1988)

The Monster Squad (1987)

Pumpkinhead (1988)



Beetlejuice (1988)

The Entity (1982)

Ghsotbusters (1984)

House (1985)

Poltergeist (1982)

The Shining (1980)


Killer Machines:

Christine (1983)

Maximum Overdrive (1986)


Slasher Flicks:

Friday the 13th (1980)

Halloween II (1981)

Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)

The Hitcher (1986)

My Bloody Valentine (1981)

Prom Night (1980)

Psycho II (1983)

Psycho III (1986)

Sleepaway Camp (1983) *One Of The Creepiest Endings Of A Horror Movie Ever!

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)


Supernatural Spookiness:

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Child’s Play (1988)

Children of the Corn (1984)

Creepshow (1982)

Creepshow II (1987)

The Dead Zone (1983)

Evil Dead II (1987)

The Fog (1980)

The Gate (1987)

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Prince of Darkness (1987)



The Lost Boys (1987)

Fright Night (1985)

Near Dark (1987)



The Howling (1981)

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Silver Bullet (1985)

Teen Wolf (1985)

Wolfen (1981)



Day of the Dead (1985)

Night Of The Comet (1984)

Night of the Creeps (1986)

Re-Animator (1985)

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)


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